How do Braid Pools work?

Start your Braid Pool and share it

Start your Braid Pool and share it

Share your pool link to collect money from your group.

Collect money with your pool link

Collect money with your pool link

Contributors don’t need a Braid account to contribute! 

Spend directly from your pool

Spend directly from your pool

Buy gifts using the no-fee debit card that comes with your pool.

Why pool with Braid?

Easy contribution

Contributors can fund a pool without a Braid account. Just send them your pool link.

Free to use

No transaction fees. No overdraft fees. No transfer fees. Money between friends shouldn’t have fees.

No need to use your personal account

Funneling money through personal accounts can be messy. Try a pool instead!

Get alerts for contributions

You’ll get notified when money is added to the pool, and it will all be in the same place.

Your pool your rules

Set permissions for how you want to manage your pool. You can add multiple admins and collect money as a group.

Spend with the pool debit card

Use your pool debit card anywhere Mastercard is acccepted. Buy your gifts directly from your pool!

Braid is safe and secure

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We use best-in-class security and compliance practices to keep your money safe and personal data private.

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All payment and personal information is encrypted end-to-end using SSL 256-bit encryption.

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Get spending notifications from your pools, and freeze your debit card anytime in the app.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Braid Pool?
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Start your pool today